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USHB3663EngrossTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntingto...
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2018-05-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4910EngrossVeterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans remains buried in open cemeteries under National Park Service control. The use of outer burial receptacles in ...
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2018-05-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1282EnrollA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. (Sec. 1) This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinics in Montana located at: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatcher VA ...
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2018-05-24
Presented to President.
USSB2372EngrossJohn S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer bu...
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2018-05-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5515IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2018-05-24
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 5515.
USHB1900EngrossNational Veterans Memorial and Museum Act (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Veterans Memorial and Museum currently being constructed in Columbus, Ohio, as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. Such designation may be withdrawn no earlier than fi...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 432.
USHB2648IntroVeterans Transition Improvement Act This bill extends the policy entitling new federal employees who are veterans with a service-connected disability to a specified amount of leave for medical treatment for such disability to all Veterans Health Admi...
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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1972EngrossVA Billing Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medication, hospital care, nursing home care, or medical services if the veteran received ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3946EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3642EngrossMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligible veterans at non-VA health ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3832EngrossVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act (Sec. 2) This bill permits any Department of Veterans Affairs licensed health care provider or provider delegate accessing data on behalf of such provider to query and receive data from the national network of sta...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4245EngrossVeterans' Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide Congress with: certain planning and implementation documents and contracts related to its Electronic Healt...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4451EngrossHomeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill reauthorizes Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) homeless veterans reintegration programs through FY2022. The bill includes among those for whom job training, counseling,...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4334EngrossImproving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the access of women veterans to gender-specific medical care (mammograms, maternity care, an...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4830EngrossSIT-REP Act Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to require educational institutions, in order to be eligible for educational payments, to adopt poli...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4958EngrossVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2018, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5044EngrossService-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act This bill provides that the surviving spouse of a veteran who died with less than a 100% disability rating maintains the same Department of Veterans Affairs contracting preference for a Servic...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5215EngrossVeterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prohibit employees who have knowingly misused VA purchase cards from serving as purchase card holders or approving officials. S...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3562EnrollTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bil...
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2018-05-21
Presented to President.
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 525.
USHB4635IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to emphasize appointing peer supp...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 530.
USHB5520IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct and support research on the efficacy and safety of certain forms of cannabis and cannabis delivery for veterans enrolled in the VA heal...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 533.
USHB2772EngrossSEA Act VA Senior Executive Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits an individual employed in a senior executive position at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from being reassigned to another such position unless such reassignment is ap...
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2018-05-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB5786IntroMilitary Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 518.
USSB2819IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to report on opioid prescribing rates of physicians of the Veterans Health Administration and to conduct pain management training for those physicians with the highest rates of opioid prescribing. T...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2821IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
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2018-05-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2807IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Directors of the VA, Directors of Medic...
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2018-05-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4335EngrossServicemember Family Burial Act This bill revises eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)-provided memorial headstones and markers that commemorate individuals whose remains are unavailable. The bill makes eligible the spouse or eligible ...
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2018-05-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4300PassAdmiral Lloyd R. "Joe" Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act
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2018-05-07
Became Public Law No: 115-170.
USHB5683IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Oversight Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2796IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct and support research on the efficacy and safety of certain forms of cannabis and cannabis delivery for veterans enrolled in the VA heal...
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2018-05-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5693IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during the three-year period beginning on October 1, 2019, to transfer upon request a veteran for whom the VA is required to provide nursing home care to...
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2018-05-07
[Hearing: Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5689IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to provide for the inclusion of the names of the crew members of the USS Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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2018-05-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5235IntroTo amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to ensure that politically derived information is not used in an application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for an order under title I or III of such Act.
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3997IntroFree Veterans from Fees Act This bill waives the application fee for any special use permit for a veterans demonstration or special event at war memorials on federal land.
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2018-04-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 506.
USHB5649IntroNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William `Bill' Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-04-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2758EngrossA bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to provide for the display of the National League of Families POW/MIA flag at the World War I Memorials.
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2018-04-26
Held at the desk.
USSB2766IntroProtecting Our Military Installations from Recurrent Floods Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR488IntroA resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia.
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2018-04-26
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2768IntroVET OPP Act of 2018 Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5644IntroVET OPP Act Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5622IntroPERSIST Against MST Act Purposefully Expanding and Reinforcing the Statutes we Insist Support our Troops Against Military Sexual Trauma Act
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2018-04-25
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2748IntroBATTLE for Servicemembers Act Better Access to Technical Training, Learning, and Entrepreneurship for Servicemembers Act
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2018-04-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2750IntroPreserving Our Commitment to Homeless Veterans Act
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2018-04-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5591IntroSHIELDS Act Sharing Health Information to Ensure Lifesaving Drug Safety Act
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2018-04-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5588IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Ve...
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2018-04-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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